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CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 7:00am EST
a look at hillary clinton, almost 1 million miles traveled as she served for a president. we will take a look at her ten- year and to wait how she did. she spent her last day in washington today. call us at -- if you want to send this tweet, do so at @cspanwj. we have had people responding to our question on facebook.com/c- span as well. senator kerrey will be sworn in later on today as well. secretary of state clinton spent her last day as secretary of state. the washington post has this headline -- more analysis in the papers, taking a look at the secretary of state. in our time, we are interested in hearing from you. the numbers -- you can treat us @cspanwj or on facebook. weighing in -- michael hobbs saying -- want to join us on the phone? the numbers will be on the screen. indiana, our independent line. caller: good morning. i think she did a pretty good job. she was a good secretary of state. i think she was one of the best we have ever had. host: what can you point to to back that up? caller: we are more respected now around the world and we were during the bush administration.
CBS
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> brown: secretary of state hillary clinton logged nearly a million miles visiting more than 100 countries in the last four years. ray suarez examines her legacy. >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: and we close with a preview of sunday's big game. npr's mike pesca joins us from new orleans, site of super bowl xlvii. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: for the second time in five months, a u.s. diplomatic post has been the target of a deadly assault. a suicide bomber detonated a vest with explosive
PBS
Feb 1, 2013 3:00pm PST
: still to come on the newshour: the lack of trust between israelis and palestinians; hillary clinton's tenure at the state department; shields and brooks; plus, the big game on sunday. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: the u.s. economy grew in january, but not enough to slow down unemployment. u.s. employers added 157,000 jobs last month, but the unemployment rate still ticked up to 7.9%, showing job availability isn't keeping pace with the number of people who want to work. the labor department figures also painted a better picture for hiring at the end of 2012. white house press secretary jay carney welcomed that news, but said it was not good enough. >> we still have work to do and we need to make sure that when we device economic policies and we negotiate with congress on how to move forward, that we cannot neglect the essential responsibility to insurance that the policies we put in place promote job creation, promote economic growth. >> sreenivasan: on wall street, the jobs numbers pushed the dow jones industrial average above 14,000
PBS
Feb 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
: secretary of state hillary clinton logged nearly a million miles visiting more than 100 countries in the last four years. ray suarez examines her legacy. >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: and we close with a preview of sunday's big game. npr's mike pesca joins us from new orleans, site of super bowl xlvii. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newour has been proded by: >> bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> is program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: for the second time in five months, a u.s. diplomatic post has been the target of a deadly assault. a suicide bomber detonated a vest with explosives out
CNN
Feb 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
political guru to bill clinton, predicted a landslide victory for mitt romney. a landslide. well, we all know how that turned out. dick morris, how are you? >> well, i'm a little battered and bleeding, but -- >> before we go any further, let's watch a bit of the moment you never want to relive. this is one of your great predictions. >> going to win by a landslide. the -- it will be the biggest surprise in recent american political history. it will rekindle a whole question as to why the media played this race as a nail-biter where in fact i think romney's going to win by quite a bit. my own view is that romney is going to carry 325 electoral votes. >> i mean, look, to be honest with you, i feel painful listening to that. god knows how you feel. i mean, with hindsight, were you bluffing? did you believe this? or is there any rational explanation for why you got it so wrong? >> oh, i absolutely believed it. and so did a lot of people. rasmussen and gallup both predicted a romney victory. and piers, cnn had a 47/47 tie race in its final poll 48 hours before the polls opened. >> what do you
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 10:00am PST
. john kerry, a big change from hillary clinton. not so much in policy, but in sort of direction, stature, coming from the senate more so than from the political world. he has come from a world of foreign policy. will the white house be running the show? >> the secretary of state is superbly well qualified. he spent nearly 29 years in the senate. always a member of the foreign relations committee. he has been a life-long student of foreign affairs after living with his parents in germany after the second world war. he is remarkably well connected to international leaders, and just knows these issues front wards and backwards. i think he is well prepared. you notice, andrea, that he called two sets of leaders over the weekend. many middle east leaders and also asian leaders. he is focused on those two regions. that's where he is going to be test veried early on. >> other secretaries of state have tried to engage much more verying russly, many of the, than hillary clinton did, in the northeast diploma as where i. she, of course, had the challenge of the arab spring, and that sidetracked a l
MSNBC
Feb 2, 2013 9:00am PST
, a political development that might lead you to believe hillary clinton is running in 2016. >>> that is not exactly what we were looking for right there. we were looking for hillary clinton in the departure from the state department yesterday. and her parting words there were to the staffers which ended her four years as secretary of state yesterday. just before john kerry was sworn in to succeed her. as she moves on, "newsweek" proclaims clinton the most powerful woman in american history. in the digital cover story the reporter says "she has shown that women can wield official power and can do so with moral force equal to and in some ways greater than men." well, hillary:ton may become more powerful yet, at least in the hopes of my next guest. just 13 days into president obama's second term and 1,375 days from the 2016 election, two superpacs have already formed to support hillary clinton's potential campaign. and joining me now is the coe founder of the ready for hillary superpac and a member of clinton's 2008 virginia steering committee. thanks for being with me. >> i'm
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
. they ask for gifts but the tree remembers. >> host: when you hear the term bill clinton is the first -- black president of the united states what are your thoughts? >> guest: oh my. i think it's absurd personally. i think sometimes we have been denied the highest attention for so long that when people attend our church and they know the hymns or they play the saxophone reasonably well, we accord them credit that is largely undeserved. bill clinton was returning that fleeing haitian refugees who had been fleeing the military dictatorship that we armed and supported in haiti, and he cordoned the place with ships and copies people and turned them over to their killers. in rwanda, in the u.n. it was ambassador madeleine albright who has to take some responsibility for it but deaths of 500,000 tutsis in rwanda because she single-handedly obstructed do you win intervention with the support of bill clinton. when a handful of nations and the caribbean, st. lucia, dominica and a few others, banana producing nation's, had a small slice of the european market to export their finance, though cli
NBC
Feb 2, 2013 5:00am PST
and your money. >> and a new chapter for hillary clinton. former secretary of state is waking up this morning. probably still sleeping in. without an official job for the first time in 30 years, what's ahead for her. >> and extreme sport. with the death of a snow mobiler at the x games, we'll take a look at whether competitors are pushing the envelope too far. has this become a little too extre extreme? >>> a serious long-term relationship for pop superstar taylor swift. not a guy, but diet coke. it's sending the wrong message to younging up fans according to some critics. >>> we begin in alabama. a police standoff, and a 5-year-old held in an underground bunker enters its fifth day. >> reporter: this standoff has dragged on for more than 85 hours. police remain tightlipped. but there is concern from local residents about how the dropping temperatures overnight are affecting the safety of the child. so far, police say that child is unharmed. on friday, investigators released this picture of the suspect. 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes. nbc has confirmed, not only was he in the navy i
NBC
Feb 2, 2013 7:00am EST
that means for you and for your money. >>> then, a new chapter for hillary clinton. the former secretary of state is waking up this morning -- she's probably sleeping in without an official job for the first time in 30 years. we'll look at what's ahead. >>> then, extreme sports. with the death of a snowmobiler at the x-games, we'll look at whether competitors are maybe trying to push the envelope too far. has this become a little too extreme? >>> plus, a serious long-term relationship for pop star taylor swift. not a guy, it's diet coke. critics say it's sending the wrong message to her young fans. more coming up. >>> we begin in alabama where a police standoff with a man accused of holding a 5-year-old hostage in an underground bunker enters its fifth day. we have more from midland city. >> reporter: good morning. this standoff has dragged on for more than 85 hours. police remain tightlipped about the situation, but there's concern from local residents about how the dropping temperatures overnight are affecting safety of the child. so far, though, police say that child is unharmed. on f
CW
Feb 1, 2013 9:00pm CST
for information leading to his arrest. they have a hot line number in the website. coming up hilary clinton's last day as head diplomat of the u.s. state department. what she told the troops. how we celebrate groundhog day. for over 75 years people have saved money with...ohhh... ...with geico... ohhh...sorry! director's voice: here we go. from the top. and action for over 75 years people have saved money with gecko so.... director's voice: cut it! ...what...what did i say? gecko? i said gecko? aw... for over 75 year...(laughs. but still trying to keep it contained) director's voice: keep it together. i'm good. i'm good. for over 75...(uncontrollable laughter). what are you doing there? stop making me laugh. vo: geico. saving people money for over seventy-five years. gecko: don't look at me. don't look at me. [ washer and dryer sounds ] for the things you can't wash, freshen them with febreze. ♪ ♪ because febreze doesn't just cover up odors... it penetrates deep into fabrics to eliminate odors and leaves a light fresh scent. just another way febreze helps you breathe ha
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
because he is a celebrity. some people would say in new york that's why hillary clinton was voted into the senate. we have seen people in washington, sony bono, gopher on the love boat. and there are people in kentucky that are younger, that are not of the mind of senator mitch mcconnell and i say it makes the senator look bad because why is he worried? a, she hasn't announced that she is running and b i thought he felt very secure in his position of representing that state. >> bill: i don't know what mcconnell has to say about it we should note zerlina that ashley judd is not chris rock and tony bennett. she went to my alma mater. i almost flunked out and she did very well. she is very smart. shea doesn't mix it up. she won't come on this program. i have been trying to get her on for years. she simply won't do it. and, i think that the strategy is, look, this money -- this is woman is going to be able to get a lot of money because she is a celebrity. so all the guys out in hollywood will be writing her checks. we want to kind of define her now before she gets any momentum. which
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 10:00am EST
hillary rodham clinton, for her tireless efforts - [applause] for her tireless efforts to promote u.s. national interests overseas, to strengthen the department state, to promote and raise the profile of diplomacy and development as critical tools of our national statecraft. as we've all together follow your leadership, we look forward to continuing this effort. thank you so much. [applause] >> it is my great honor and privilege to introduce someone who is -- who passionately cares about this institution, about the men and women who are geared not only because you are the son of a diplomat and not only because you have been the chairman of the foreign relations committee and not only because you have traveled the world on our behalf but because you care passionately about what we do and the vision in which we attempt to try to show the rest of the world. on behalf of the men and women, not only in this room but all over the world who are watching, let me introduce to you the 68 secretary of state, john kerry. [applause] >> thank you very much. wow, way back there. thank you. thank y
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 4:30am EST
. >>> fidel castro's first public appearance in years. >>> bill clinton bids farewell to a friend. >>> and madam tusand melts down lance armstrong's image. >>> watching your money on a monday and more on the super bowl. back in two minutes. amts. welcome back. here are some stories making news this morning. officials in turkey are questioning 15 people in a death of a new york city mother whose body was found saturday in istanbul. she'd been vacationing in turkey. police say she was killed by an injury to the head. >>> in cuba, the public people got a closeup look at retired leader fidel castro. their first since 2010 as castry voted at a -- castro voted at a polling place in havana. >>> john kerry had a busy weekend talking to the leaders of israel, turkey, and japan. >>> the funeral of ed koch will be held today. he died at age 88. >>> a star in the all-american girls professional baseball league in the 1940s has died at the age of 88. she was an inspiration for the movie "a league of their own," and model played by the character played by geena davis. >>> the biggest tv spectac
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
, as you can see, former president clinton will be speaking at ed koch's funeral, president obama is off to minneapolis and chris christie hits letterman. [ male announcer ] let's say you pay your guy around 2% to manage your money. that's not much, you think. except it's 2% every year. go to e-trade and find out how much our advice and guidance costs. spoiler alert: it's low. it's guidance on your terms, not ours. e-trade. less for us. more for you. more "likes." more tweets. so, beginning today, my son brock and his whole team will be our new senior social media strategists. any questions? since we make radiator valves wouldn't it be better if we just let fedex help us to expand to new markets? hmm gotta admit that's better than a few "likes." i don't have the door code. who's that? he won a contest online to be ceo for the day. how am i supposed to run a business here without an office?! [ male announcer ] fast, reliable deliveries worldwide. fedex. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 8:00am PST
held at temple emanuel on the upper east side of new york city. former president bill clinton is among the speakers at the funeral today. he is representing the obama administration. the mayor died of congestive heart failure on friday morning. he was 88 years old. >>> coming up, just 25 days until the next potential fiscal crisis. the sequester could have devastating impact on our current economy, particularly the job market. we get ezra klein in. >>> plus, the highlights and no-lights of the super bowl. a record-breaking night in so many ways, on the field and on the clock, but also an electrifying night when the power was working, of course. then the power goes out. it was crazy. what was your most memorable moment of the super bowl? [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg ce
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 8:00am PST
it was just a mistake. >>> hillary clinton's only been retired now for a few days, but her team has already launched a new website. take a peek. there it is. hillaryclintonoffice.com. and right now, there's not much to it, just a picture of the former secretary of state and a "contact" button. >>> tagg, not it. mitt romney's son says he will not run for the vacant massachusetts senate seat. he released a statement yesterday saying, "i love my home state and admit it would be an honor to represent the citizens of our great commonwealth. however, i am currently committed to my business and to spending as much time as i can with my wife and children." then there was the "boston herald's" weekend reporting that republicans want tagg's mom, ann romney, to run for that seat. she has not commented yet, but republicans probably shouldn't hold their breath on that one. but there is one republican tossing his hat into the ring, congressman paul broun. he is one of the most conservative members of the house, expected to announce his candidacy coming up tomorrow. >>> meanwhile, bill clinton says that b
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 9:00am EST
following today's session in the house at 11:00 a.m. eastern this morning. secretary of state clinton officially steps down today. john kerry will be sworn in today. was confirmed by the senate and will be sworn in by justice sotomayor. live coverage starting at 2:30 eastern. remarks atclinton's an event yesterday at the council on foreign relations where she talked about the need for smart power diplomacy. afterwards she to questions about the future of the american political system. this is about an hour. >> please take your seats. good afternoon. on behalf of our members, i want to welcome to the council on foreign relations. i'm president of the cfr. we're an independent membership organization, a think tank, and the publisher dedicated to the foreign policy choices facing this country. we are continuing secretary of state week at the council. we were fortunate to hear from george shultz on tuesday night who was secretary of state for some six and half years under ronald reagan. we're honored to host hilary rodham clinton during the last 24 hours as president obama's first secreta
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 2:00am PST
clinton interrupted a trip to japan so he could attend the funeral. koch bide of congestive heart failure. evidences 88 years old. >>> this morning we are hearing from president obama. he sat down with cbs's scott kelly for a prefragame intervie. talked about the possibility of another tax hike. president obama talked about america's favorite past time football as millions of us were getting ready to watch the super bowl, he clarified comments. when he wasn't sure he would let his son play football. here's the latest response. >> it is a great support. i am a huge fan, but there's no doubt that some of the concerns that we have learned about when it comes to concussions have to give parents pause. as i said before i feel differently about the nfl. these are grown men, they are well compensated they know the risks that are involved. but as we start thinking about the pipeline, high school, college. i want to make sure we are doing everything we can to make the school safer. that means the game is going to evolve a little bit. for those of us who like to see a big hit and enjoy the rock em
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am PST
predecessor, hillary clinton, saying he had big heels to fill. >>> public records indicate superdome officials were worried about a possible blackout months before the super bowl. officials still aren't sure what caused the 34-minute blackout. according to the "new orleans times picayune," they're looking at equipment that controls the flow of electricity from the power company to the stadium. now it was part of a recent multimillion dollar upgrade. armen basketball -- armen keteyian was there. >> reporter: the root cause remains under investigation. the superdome executive doug thornton said it was a shutdown to one of the main lines powering the dome. >> all we know is we had an interruption in service. >> reporter: he said power to the electrical company entergn, was fed into a substation which split the electrical feed into two lines running power to the stadium. it was the main a line, he said, that went dark without warning. >> sensed abnormalities in their substation. and it -- it shunted the power to the superdome. >> reporter: it happened some 90 seconds into t
MSNBC
Feb 3, 2013 9:00am PST
's part of what remains to be seen. certainly for the first time and i remember, i worked in the clinton administration the last time we attempted this. i have not seen this growing like mothers groups and other grass roots organizations. if we need to increase our intensity and show how serious we are, we are going to do it. i think that changes the nature of this dynamic. i agree with the congressman, this is about intensity at the end of the day. it's going to be a tricky vote for a lot of people on both sides of the aisle. >> congressman, you represent virginia, a gun state, how much power is the control we have over our lawmakers? >> i voted for background checks. i supported closing the gun show loophole. nra was headquartered in my district. we had a great working relationship. we didn't agree on everything. i think it's more the lobby than the gun owners. they think it is a slippery slope once you start passing these rules and regulations. the president out there with his photo-op skeet shooting, we don't know if he hit anything. it could be like his bowling. they don't have the
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am PST
friday of congestive heart failure. he was 88. former president bill clinton will be there along with michael bloomberg and the israeli conconsulate -- israeli consulate. no word if hillary clinton will be there. >>> it's reported that muhammed ali is very will. british tabloids quoted his brother as saying he was close to death. >>> google and microsoft say a free wi-fi service would spark an explosion of innovation that would benefit most americans, especially the poor. but cell phone companies are lob biping against the idea which would -- lobbying against the idea which would let people use their phones without paying a monthly charge. >>> twitter was buzzing during super bowl sunday. fans tweeted between the 49ers and the ravens' showdown. there were 24.1 million tweets. 5.5 tweets were posted during beyonce's half-time show. about 231,000 tweets her minute. >>> welt, the super bowl also said the -- well, the super bowl also set the stage for the ultimate sibling rivalry. the first time two brothers faced each other. in the end, it was big brother, john, and his ravens who c
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
the state department? i don't know. as the saying goes, i have big heels to fill. >> hillary clinton, condoleezza rice, madeleine albright. he certainly, certainly does. we're getting new details about the shooting of a best-selling author. you're going to find out why the man being held for allegedly killing american sniper author chris kyle had to be tased in his jail cell. >>> plus, the story behind the presidential photo a lot of people seem to have an opinion on. ories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. your financial advisor should focus on your long-term goals, not their short-term agenda. [ male announcer ] join the nearly 7 million investors who think like you do. face time and think time make a difference. at edward jones, it's how w
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
. president clinton has pointed out that the power of our example -- the power of that example in the world has always been greater than any example of our power. that was the way bill clinton described it. and when daniel webster said that our founding fathers had set before the world an example, he went on to say this -- and i quote -- "the last hopes of mankind therefore rest with us. and if it should be proclaimed that our example had become an argument against the experiment, the knell of popular liberty would be sounded throughout the earth." i've spoken before about this small globe of ours, the light of dawn sweeping each morning across its face, lighting cities and cottages, barrios and villages. and across the globe's face, people coming forth from homes and hovels into that morning sun. each knowing from our american example that life does not have to be the way it is for them, knowing that an example of liberty and self-government stands free before them. that america stands as an alternative and a rebuke to the tyranny, to the corruption, or to the injustice in which they may b
Current
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
sports. >> it's a physical challenge. hillary clinton wins, i have no doubt. >> john: well, you know what i think the wars would be shorter if george bush was on the front lines of fallujah. >> i want to see dick cheney carry that pack for a long distance. >> john: all these republicans who voted for vietnam but avoided going, there is a special room waiting for them. do you have a favorite. >> nut nut. >> i think ma mahatma ghandi was history's greatestvillen. >> aregreatest villain. >> are you joking? >> yes i think the most misunderstood was hitler. >> john: speaking of documented monarchs, rick santorum rick perry has stumbled back in the news. he said the boy scouts should not soften their policy, but he likes them hard and preferably thick. the governor said three things made this country great. scouting no gays, and he forgets the third one. is there anything that rick perry could do not to make himself look like a buffoon? >> he's just ridiculous. the fact that he equates it to popular culture. if anyone is cool, that's it. i'm poll culture popular culture. >> john: you're a jewi
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
. former president bill clinton will speak at the service and represent the obama administration there also on wednesday, power ball. back again with a massive jackpot after nobody won this weekend. wednesday's drawing will be for an estimated $2,008,000,000 good luck if you are playing. that is how works reports on this sunday, february 3rd, 2013. so a lot of things to watch out for for this next week. keep it right here on fox news channel. i'm harris faulkner. have
MSNBC
Feb 1, 2013 3:00am PST
, it was embarrassing. >> compare it to a week ago, to a very prepared hillary clinton. whether badgering prepared or unprepared, badgering is not the way to go. >> having said that, the reviews are in. and they're pretty bad. >> horrible. >> senator marco -- well, some of them are partisan, but there are also we'll get to as well. the response to yesterday' hearing was not good. senator rubio said he cannot support his confirmation. while senator lindsey graham said he's very reluctant to do so. and john barrasso called his performance weak and wobbly. >> john barrasso, mika, had concerns about chuck hagel before. i thought he was very respectful. i think the statements respectful. guys like barrasso, john thune, you know, a lot of republicans would do very well to look at these leaders and emulate them. because those are the type of republicans that are very conservative, andrea mitchell, but can also respectful. >> marco rubio put out his statement before the hearing got very far. most people would wait until after the hearing was over. it was eight hours. that was painful. the kinds of unprepa
MSNBC
Feb 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
'll come back later in the next hour. thank you, sir. former president bill clinton among the dignitaries delivering remarks at the funeral of former new york city mayor ed koch. services will take place monday morning on new york's upper east side. koch died friday at the age of 88. >>> president obama's defense secretary nominee chuck hagel may have picked up key support. nebraska senator mike injuringeinjuringer -- will support hagel's nomination. >>> and rick perceive says that the boy scouts should not bend to the wimz of popular culture. his week in minneapolis, minnesota. joining us is peter alex and forever the white house what can we expect to hear from the president on that trip? >> it's interesting. we may hear on this very topic in the next couple of hours. scheduled to do an interview before the super bowl with cbs news and will likely be questioned about the topic of gun violence in his efforts to push for new, strict restrictions in terms of gun laws. tomorrow, it's as important that he is going as he is what he will say when he arrives in minneapolis. he is making his firs
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 1:00am PST
as secretary of state. john kerry, of course, will be taking over there from outgoing secretary hillary clinton. john kerry joked today that he had big heels to fill as the new secretary of state. president obama's second major nominee to face a confirmation hearing was another national security pick, the former senator chuck hagel. his confirmation hearings for defense secretary were not a breeze. the vote on his nomination has not yet happened. republicans in the senate are now hinting that they might even filibuster chuck hagel's nomination for defense, which of course sounds normal, because, you know, it seems like republicans filibuster anything now. but in fact that would not be normal that would be unprecedented if they do it. the reason republicans are even considering doing this unprecedented thing is because they cannot block chuck hagel's nomination by normal means. even though the republicans have persuaded lots of the senators on their own side to oppose his nomination, they are a minority. and they have not persuaded any democrats to oppose him at all, at least none that have come
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
the fringies. and things like clinton did with school uniforms. and tell college students the jobs might be tough. what about the gun issue? should the republicans stick with the nra or tell wayne lapierre to get a real job? how could a party built other the decades on the people who left the democrats abandon those issues that attracted the rule south and the west people and the miners and the ranchers and the gun owners. and the people furious about immigration. how do you ban those people and keep a party? tonight an expert, a passionate believer that politics can get better. my colleague joe scarborough. here's the question. how do you keep this huge tent the republican party has built in the last 30 or 40 years with people from the south, the west, the miners, the ranchers, the religious right, all those people that have decided the republican party is their natural home and yet you have people in the fringe costing you your image. >> well, you've got to stand up to people on the fringe. you know, when parties go extreme they get roundly defeated. it happened to democrats in 1984. i
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
are secure. let me be very clear that great progress has been made over the clinton administration, moving into the bush administration, george bush, and then onto the obama administration, particularly in the obama administration, because you can begin to see any suggestion that we have not worked to secure the border is based on lack of information and lack of facts. i thank my colleagues for a poster that in fact says the number of border patrol agents has more than doubled in the past 10 years. when i first began writing legislation in 2003, 2004, 2005, we were short changed on border security agents. working with the senate, working with the president, we funded the increase of border patrol agents and we see now that the majority of agents are assigned to the u.s.-mexican border, 16,000 and more that are basically at the border now. i think we can do more, if you will, for the northern border and i look forward to working with my chairperson of the subcommittee on that issue. but we cannot let the discussion get bogged down in talking about, we can't provide some access to citizenshi
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